Nowadays a watch is still an extremely popular accesory. There are thousands of different models, so each person can find something acording to the taste 🙂 Today, Mashbox team wants to share with you 10 the most expensive and extravagant watch of the world.
10th Place: LOUIS MOINET METEORIS WATCH ~ Price: $4.600.000
What does make this watch so specific, besides 18 k white gold case and handcrafted design? Answer is very simple: it containes a piece of the Jiddat al Harasis 479 meteorite, an authentic piece of the planet Mars that fell to Earth.
9th Place: HUBLOT – BIG BANG ~ Price: $5.000.000
The specificity of this watch is that basically only one material was used – diamonds! The Hublot Big Bang watch has a total of 1280 diamonds of around 3 carats each. It took about 1 year to source the diamonds from around the world.
8th Place: Vacheron Constantin 57260 Price: $8 million
This is the most complicated watch ever made. A complication is the number of functions a watch can do and this one 2800 components and 57 complications. It has a solid 18k white gold case and densely packed components inside. It took a team of three watchmakers more than eight years to design and create the 2,800-component Reference 57260 from scratch.
7th Place: PATEK PHILIPPE Ref. 1518 – Price: $11.136.642
The thing which makes this watch unique – it has stainless steel casing, a very rare thing since almost all luxury watches Patek made with yellow or rose gold. Also, this is part of a very limited edition 4 piece series.
6th Place: Jacob & Co. “Billionaire Watch” ~ Price: $18,268,000
This watch is adorned with 260 carats-worth of brilliant emerald-cut diamonds, it features a handcrafted movement comprising 167 components and 19 jewels. Truly a billionaire choice 🙂
5th Place: PATEK PHILIPPE – HENRY GRAVES Price: $24.000.000
This watch was made in 1933 for banker Henry Graves by Patek Philippe himself. It took over 5 years to complete one of the most complicated and complex pocket watches in the world with over 24 functions. Moreover, it is made out of 18K gold and used to be the world’s most expensive pocket watch until late 2013.
4th Place: CHOPARD 201-CARAT WATCH ~ Price: $25.000.000
This ostentatious piece is studded with a mind-boggling 874 diamonds. The entire watch weights 201 carats.
3rd Place: BREGUET GRANDE COMPLICATION MARIE-ANTOINETTE ~ Price: $30.000.000
This watch was commissioned by a an alleged lover of Marie Antoinette, the French queen. Work on the watch began in 1782 by Abraham-Louis Breguet and was finished in 1827 by his son, 4 years after his death. The outer casing of the watch is made of gold, with sapphires inside the mechanism to reduce friction. The watch is currently held by the L.A. Mayer Institute for Islamic Art in Israel.
2nd Place: Graff Diamonds The Fascination ~ Price: $40 Million
Graff Fascination gathers exactly 152.96 carats of refined white diamonds carefully handcrafted by Swiss diamond masters, with a center fancy-cut exquisitely rare stone that is a 38.13-carat D Flawless pear shaped diamond that detaches into a ring.
1st Place: GRAFF HALLUCINATION ~ Price: $55 MILLION
The incredible worth stems from 110 carats of really rare and really big colored diamonds set into a bracelet of platinum. Laurence Graff said in a statement, “The Graff Hallucination is a sculptural masterpiece; a celebration of the miracle of colored diamonds. For many years I have thought about creating a truly remarkable watch that illustrates our all consuming passion for diamonds. The Hallucination has made my diamond dream a reality.”
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